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Friday, October 22, 2021

Aging drills

By Marianne Delorey “Inaction breeds doubt and fear. Action breeds confidence and courage. If you want to conquer fear, do not sit home and think...

Good fences make good neighbors

Robert Frost once wrote a poem called “Mending Wall” in which the property line between neighbors brings them together and yet keeps them apart. This seeming contradiction is seen every day in elder housing. The best neighbors come together in times of need, but are aware of their own limits, or boundaries in the relationship.

Happy life, happy home, happy transitions

By David J. Dowd Working with seniors in transition is very interesting. As people live longer there is a startling variety of lifestyles and attitudes...

Home is where the heart is

By Marianne Delorey “Never make your home in a place. Make a home for yourself inside your own head… That way it will go with...

Not your typical rags to riches story

By Marianne Delorey Each industry has their own way of showing off their accomplishments to the world.  The armed forces gives out medals, the music...

Home within a home as families live together longer

The number of so-called multi-generational households — where adults are living with their elderly parents or grown children — has jumped since the Great Recession forced Americans to rethink living on their own.
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The journey to…and back…from grief

By Marianne Delorey “I sat with my anger long enough until she told me her real name was grief.” – Author unknown. My mother went to...
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When I turn 80 I’m going to get a cat

By Marianne Delorey Heather spent her life as a caregiver. First, she took care of her children. Then, she made her career in nursing. Later,...

What to do when your castle is a hassle

By David J. Dowd Seniors have many more choices for housing than their parents did. Many elders are not aware of some of the available...

Worcester Realtors Offer Experience, Client Commitment

WORCESTER - The housing market, like businesses everywhere, has been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.  For realtors, that has meant dealing with limited inventory, something...